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Christmas panto will go ahead at Gaiety Theatre

The Christmas pantomime at the Gaiety Theatre will go ahead this year despite the global pandemic. The decision comes after UK-based Shone Productions, who...
Yesterday

New Interim Chief Executive Officer appointed

The Isle of Man Government has appointed an Interim Chief Executive Officer for the Department of Education, Sport and Culture. Graham Kinrade, who has 28...
Yesterday

DESC chief officer leaves role

The Chief Executive of the Department of Education, Sport and Culture (DESC) has today left his role with the Isle of Man Government. Professor Ronald Barr,...
Friday, 25 September 2020

Dr Allinson's statement on COVID-19 - 24 September 2020

The new school year has now begun with some pupils starting school for the first time. Some have transitioned to one of our excellent secondary schools and...
Thursday, 24 September 2020

Chief Minister delivers independent report on education

An independent report into the effectiveness of the Department of Education, Sport and Culture’s (DESC) management and its relationship with schools has been...
Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Claire Christian MHK to serve as political member to two Departments

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK has today (Wednesday 23 September) announced the appointment of Claire Christian MHK as political member to two Departments of...
Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Isle of Man Government invests in education

Parents, pupils and school staff will be able to view plans for a proposed new science and technology block at QEII High School on Tuesday when they go on...
Monday, 21 September 2020

Swimmer thanks lifeguards and paramedics who saved his life

A man who suffered a cardiac arrest while swimming at the National Sports Centre (NSC) has returned to the pool to thank the lifeguards and paramedics who...
Thursday, 17 September 2020

Applications invited for arts funding

The Isle of Man Arts Council is inviting further funding applications for the 2020/2021 financial year. Applicants are invited to apply for grants and...
Thursday, 17 September 2020

Isle of Man Arts Council launches new website

The Isle of Man Arts Council are thrilled to announce their new website. It is hoped that the new changes will make the application process for applicants a...
Thursday, 17 September 2020
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